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oakland california is going to be along a little bit later as well as stephanie, the head of emily's list great organization promoting pro-choice democratic women for offices everywhere, state and local and federal office. dave zirin our own sports guy will be along to talk about them giants. but first -- >> this is the "full court press." >> on this thursday, other headlines making news, we'll start with the giants. world series game one last night. san francisco beat the detroit tigers 8-3. thanks to pablo sandoval hitting three home runs. he becomes the only fourth player in history to ever pound three homers in a world series game along with reggie jackson babe ruth and albert pujols. >> he's in good company. that's decent company. >> bill: they have put him right in the -- they should put him right in the hall of fame. >> detroit pitcher justin verlander gave up five runs in four innings of work. game two in san francisco. baumgartner takes the mound for the giants. >> bill: i saw when the pitching coach
lab out in california. joining us very early this morning, but luther you really operate on mars time right? >> yes, and it is a 24 hour 40 minute day. >> bill: so what time is it on mars now? >> i do know i have an app for it on my cell phone, but i'm talking on it so it's hard to tell. >> bill: okay. is curiosity doing the job you expected it to do? >> yeah it has operated flaw >> bill: tell us about -- we know rocks on earth. are these the same kind of rocks that we have on earth. >> no, see there are all different types of rocks we just found on mars. the rock we just found was called a jake rock. it is completely different than anything we have seen on mars before. we see a rock on mars. we see a rock on earth and we assume it is created in the same general way. this looks like it was created in a way like no rock we have ever seen on mars. it looks like it was created similar to a volcanic situation. and we're still trying to figure out what it all means. >> bill: you scoop up the soil but you are not sending any back to earth, so you are analyzing it on th
to say having grown up on the east coast before i went to california and then i had to deal with earthquakes, not hurricanes but having been through a lot of hurricanes i'm just amazed that this one -- there's been so many where they've been predicted then they went out to sea or they went off-course or whatever. this storm was tracked perfectly from the very beginning and the course of it, where it hit when it hit right on target. >> i was amazed when it took that western turn. the fact -- the track that was shown, i said this is unbelievable. all of a sudden, boom, it just takes that sharp left turn. >> if you watched this weekend i was like is this thing going to turn? everything is saying it is going to turn but you had the blocking high to the northeast. like i said, a little bit of luck in the set-up, too. you had the cold air come in. i can remember i was on the cable network saturday morning. we were talking about a couple of feet of snowfall. the storm in general you know, well forecasted, there are goi
. barbara from california way early out there says, i think public utilities were smart in shutting things down early. it takes time to get people off of the streets. most of those who could have done something about global warming years ago did not lift hand. oh my gosh this looks amazing! that's a good deal! [ man ] wow! it is so good! [ male announcer ] our new maine stays! 15 entrees under $15 seafood, chicken and more! oo! the tilapia with roasted vegetables! i'm actually looking at the wood grilled chicken with portobello wine sauce. you so fascinated by the prices, you keep rambling on! i know! -that pork chop was great! -no more fast food friday's! so we gotta go! we're going to go to red lobster. yep. [ male announcer ] try our 15 under $15 menu and sea food differently! [♪ theme music ♪] well, good morning, everybody, welcome to the "full court press" here on monday october 29th. great to see you today. hope you had a good weekend, and had a chance to recharge your batties. we start with a great big storm affecting almost half of the countr
happened last friday on fox news. for those of you who lived in california where i did for about 11 years or so, freeway chases are nothing new on the news. every time someone robs a stuckey's, helicopters follow the vehicle. what happened on friday was rather tragic. fox news was covering this and fox news to be fair, isn't the only cable news channel isn't the only cable channel that drops everything to follow chases. cnn has done it as well. a man named caesar romero was engaged in a freeway chase wanted for violating his parole for weapons conviction, other violent crimes in his background. fox had no way of knowing this. the car pulled into a field and mr. romero came out of his car as the police closed in on him and pulled out a gun which he then put to his head. we want to play for you the audio from fox news and this is the afternoon anchor. >> continuing to watch what he's doing and we're just not really sure, but he is looking kind of erratic, isn't he? i don't know. no. and look at this. he's just running. oh my. well, it looks like he is a little disoriented or something. it's
. >> caller: a strange surge of registered republicans in riverside, california of 35,000 this year which gives the republicans an advantage of 51,000 voters over democrats. looks like they were positioning people outside of welfare offices strangely enough. >> john: oh, my. >> caller: signing them up republican. >> john: what a shock. john, thank you for the call. it is really true. they're going to come out and tell you the big problem is voter fraud. folks, more people are killed by falling tvs every year than vote illegally. and voter fraud is not the problem. it is not a problem in any state but they want you to believe it's a problem so you will devote millions of your tax dollars to fighting this nonexistent problem which is really about suppressing the vote. as we've seen time and time again, whose vote doesn't get counted? it tends to be elderly folks minorities the working poor, college kids. we have many states in this country where you can vote using an nra i.d. but can't vote using a college i.d. tal
you say? >> caller: hi, bill press. i've been with you here in california. >> bill: we had some good days out there lee. >> caller: we did. you know what, bill? i didn't understand this one. but mitt romney came out animated. obama came out subdued. i'm wondering -- whoever has his ear, what kind of advice did he get? because every time i turn around he's not on the offensive. he's on the defensive. >> bill: yeah. >> caller: with these republicans, you got to stay on the offensive. >> bill: absolutely. >> caller: come out with lie after lie after lie. and they're going to do it until it almost makes you believe the lie until you fact check. out on the stand he wasn't prepared. wait a minute. he had -- american people have voted him ahead of romney so far. so how could you get there and i hate to say it and just stumble like this? >> bill: you're not the first one to use the word stumble. glen said that in pretty -- in politico this morning. maybe he felt -- look, this thing's in the bag. i'm not go
is vice president. i hear ya. paul calling from lucern, california? hey, paul. >> caller: how is it going bill? >> bill: all right. what is going on? >> caller: they seem to pick on the president an awful lot. they don't seem to pick on joe that much. >> bill: he gets his share of picking on. they are always calling him mr. gaffe and mr. stupid which he is not. and tonight we want joe to be joe. go after ryan. >> announcer: this is the "bill press show." ♪ will have achieved their end of i.q. will go way up. how are you ever going to solve the problem if you don't look at all of the pieces? >>tv and radio talk show host stephanie miller rounds out current's morning news block. >>you're welcome current tv audience for the visual candy. >>sharp tongue, quick whit and above all, politically direct. >>you just think there is no low they won't go to. oh, no. if al gore's watching today... ♪ >> announcer: this is the "bill press show." >> bill: 33 minutes after the hour. we're going to join wanda somers who has been on the campaign trial with mitt romney heading to -- and she's h
almost everywhere in california but canned craig, love going there but i could never live there because i would just drop out. i'd get me a little sailboat and that would be the last you heard. >> don't you think about really nice places like that, you want to visit and leave because your productivity would drop. >> there would be none at all. what's happening in baseball, bring me up to date. >> giants -- the nationals are still out. >> i hate to tell you. >> i was hoping there might be, you know, this series is so interesting. it would be better, let's bring the nationals back and give them another chance. >> doesn't work that way. >> the yankees are about to lose. >> big time. >> the tigers red hot. first great team and they're spunky fighting. that prior to. >> justin verlander 8 1/3 innings before he got taken out. >> couple of strikes. >> he's a maniac. bad news for the yucatan. they're down -- >> 3-0 tonight, the tigers win the yankees are done and the tigers are in for the first time since 2006. >> after the nats lost, i jumped on the tiger bandwagon. >> i am for the yankees for s
." >> bill: hey what do you say everybody. 18 days to go and i have already voted. the great big california vote for barack obama. did it yesterday. good to see you today on this day, which happens to be a friday. [. ♪ halleluiah. ♪ ] >> we've got lots to cover before we get to the weekend. we're coming to you live as always from our nation's capitol, the most powerful city in the planet. washington d.c. a little indian summer. great to be here and to have you with us wherever you happen to be in this wonderful land of hours, the u.s. of a. thank you for joining us to find out the issues, and talk about the issues, as well. we'll give you every opportunity to do so in every way possible. give us a call if you want to get right into the mix at 1-866-55-press. you can also go into the chat room and join a little conversation with your fellow full court pressersers. we will be following you and chatting with you and tempting you. >> i'm following it like a hawk. >> dan. >> good morning. >> phil on the phones and cyprian on the phones. >> potin fairfax virginia today. i'm going to be going
. >> bill: indeed. the president in a campaign event this california talked moyer about these numbers. >> obama: the unemployment rate has fallen down to 7.8% the lowest since i took office. [ cheers ] >> bill: the president can take credit for 4.3 million jobs created in this country since february 2010, 4.1 million jobs were lost in the last year of the bush presidency so president obama as in fact made up for all of the jobs lost under george w. bush -- made up for all of the jobs losted under president bush and adds jobs on top of that. there is no doubt about it that the president can take credit for creating jobs where mitt romney never did. the headline in the "new york times," obama's jobs number still beats his predecessor. 866-55-press. a long way to go still, unemployment is still too high. there are a lot of public sector jobs being cut because of budget cuts, but the private sector remains strong. manufacturing jobs are starting to come back and president obama bring jobs back to this country. the obama economy is working. it's just taking longer than a
from northern california. baja, california, it is a freaking desert. leave it alone. >> there are so many jokes i could make right now. about tiger woods. >> bill: i know. paul last night, "usa today," the fact checkers, this has been the season for fact checkers. >> i have mixed views about it myself. >> bill: you're part of it. >> i know i'm part of it. but i think sometimes we worry more about the trees and miss the forest. >> the trees are just the right height. [ laughter ] >> bill: so i just want to go through some of the ones you put out there and we'll see -- let the chips fall where they may as they say. >> fire it up. >> bill: president obama on defense spending. president obama says mitt romney wants to add $2 trillion in spending to the military budget. >> right? >> correct? >> yeah. this is this fundamental difference you saw on display last night. romney believes we need an increased military force a larger military force. this is where we get into the whole discussion of we don't
in california. what do you think? >> caller: i think he has been treated horrible since day one. i think he has been treated with no respect whatsoever. it drives me crazy, and unfortunately, i do think it's because of his race which makes me ashamed to say i'm white. i just -- i don't understand how they can disrespect him so much. i have never seen one of our presidents treated like this ever. it's unbelievable. >> jamal: so betty you probably remember bill clinton when he was president of the united states. people said some pretty nasty things about him, and they talked about hilary clinton and all sorts of stuff. do you think this is worse than that? >> yes. >> jamal: okay. >> caller: i am 70 years old, i have seen a lot. and i think he has been treated much worse than bill clinton was treated. >> jamal: okay. we'll go next to bill. thanks for calling. >> caller: i might as well just say it, as a man of color, it's a dog whistle. because just understand he didn't add the other part it to lazy and the next thing that will come out with the n bomb because this being him perc
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. but anyhow. >> understood. >> bill: seen enough of that in california. finally -- not finally but the four that i identified quickly president romney -- >> oh! >> i can hit the dump button. >> bill: thank you. governor romney at one point and the president didn't really respond to this. he said so why did you reject that pipeline? did the president reject the pipeline? >> the pipe -- no. >> bill: thank you. >> he punted on making a decision. >> bill: he had to. i mean they didn't finish the review of it. yeah, he could have said we'll forget about any environmental review about a pipeline that crosses ten states is it? i forget. >> it crosses the whole country. it goes from canada to the gulf coast. >> bill: yeah. forget about all of the environmental sensitive areas that it hases and just build the pipeline but they had not completed the environmental process. >> to be fair, president obama actually was on track. the state department was on track to approve the pipeline last year. until environmental
today. then he flies to the west coast to los angeles california to tape an appearance on jay leno and then he leaves burbank and goes to las vegas, november november for a big campaign event at do little park in las vegas. and i don't know where he is going from there. >> what happens in vegas, stays in vegas. [♪ theme music ♪] >> bill: good morning, america. what do you say? it is wednesday, october 24th. great to see you today, and thank you for joining us here on the "full court press" on current tv where the tackle the big stories of the day, whether it is happening here in our nation's capitol, around the country, or around the globe, we'll give you a chance to sound off on it. at 866-55-press or going to twitter @bpshow. and mitt romney told 24 lies in 41 minutes. that bad enough. what makes it even worse is he will never admit he is wrong. he just keeps telling the same lies over and over again. we'll start off with eleanor at the top of the hour but first we'll go to lisa ferguson. >> hey bill. good morning, everyone. new emails obtained by at least
and cowards are. jon is calling us from los angeles, california. good morning jon. >> caller: good morning. >> john: hi. >> caller: you know, i think the topic tonight -- the advice for president obama is a good topic. he needs advice for the way he got whipped in the last debate. if you want to talk about flip-flopping, let's talk about obama and gay marriage. >> john: let's talk about it. >> caller: in 2008 he said marriage is between a man and a woman. now he knows he needs the gay vote. >> john: i'm glad you called, jon. >> caller: what's he doing now? bill press is cleaning al gore's house now. >> john: jon is it going to be you ranting about barry obama? do you want to talk like men jon or are you going to sit there and rant? >> oh, sorry john. >> john: i hope you're still listening to hear me call you a cowardly little bee-otch. no dialogue there at all. you know, man jon i wish you would call back because if you do, i'll treat you with more respect than you treated me or this president or this audience. i
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